Production Material Handler I - Day shift

Alameda, CA
Operations – Production /
External /
Come join the Production team at Penumbra, a company dedicated to saving lives.

The Production Material Handler I’s responsibilities are to maintain accuracy and control, with minimal supervision, of inbound and outbound materials and the Kanban levels in the designated production Kanban areas.  

Specific Duties and Responsibilities  
• Maintains accurate logs, files and computer systems for material receipts, issues, returns and Lot control. 
• Maintains accurate inventory levels in Kanban and reconciles shortages or overages. 
• Processes daily material issues and returns
• Maintains inventory by identifying, labeling, and placing materials and supplies in stock, recording location of inventory
• Locates materials and supplies by pulling and verifying materials and supplies listed on production orders
• Monitor and maintain Kanban inventory levels in the designated production areas where material is stored for production use. 
• Perform appropriate material transactions/functions (using computer ERP/MRP system or paper-based forms/documents) required to issues, handle and/or record materials transactions.
• Maintain a clean, neat, safe work area (i.e., sweeping, emptying trash, general cleanup). 
• Escalate issues to supervisor for resolution, as deemed necessary. 
• Able to operate material handling equipment (including electric and manual pallet jacks, hand trucks). 
• Follow all safety rules and guidelines 
• Assist with various projects as assigned by direct supervisor. 
• Processing material requests in a timely manner to support manufacturing production areas
• Participates in job rotation to be cross trained in secondary job responsibilities
• Issues materials to production floor and maintains material traceability
• Adhere to the Company’s Quality Management System (QMS) as well as domestic and global quality system regulations, standards, and procedures. 
• Understand relevant security, privacy and compliance principles and adhere to the regulations, standards, and procedures that are applicable to the Company. 
• Ensure other members of the department follow the QMS, regulations, standards, and procedures. 
• Regular, reliable attendance onsite
• Perform other work-related duties as assigned.     

Position Qualifications  
• High school graduate or general education degree (GED) with 1+ years recent or comparable experience working in a manufacturing environment, or equivalent combination of education and experience  
• Computer experience 
• Ability to follow written instructions 
• Good oral and written communication skills 
• Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices helpful       
• Satisfactory completion of background check
• Ability to work day shift hours of: 7 am to 3:30 pm

Working Conditions   
• Stockroom and cleanroom environments   
• Potential exposure to blood-borne pathogens 
• Requires some lifting and moving of up to 25 pounds  
• The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, and reach with hands and arms, and to use a computer for extended periods of time, and occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, or crawl. 
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to read, close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. 

Starting Base Pay is $20.00 - $25.00 / hour
Individual compensation will vary over time based on factors such as performance, skill level, competencies, work location and shift.
What We Offer
•A collaborative teamwork environment where learning is constant, and performance is rewarded.
•The opportunity to be part of the team that is revolutionizing the treatment of some of the world's most devastating diseases.
•A generous benefits package for eligible employees that includes medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short and long-term disability insurance, 401(k) with employer match, an employee stock purchase plan, paid parental leave, eleven paid company holidays per year, a minimum of fifteen days of accrued vacation per year, which increases with tenure, and paid sick time in compliance with applicable law(s).

Penumbra, Inc., headquartered in Alameda, California, is a global healthcare company focused on innovative therapies. Penumbra designs, develops, manufactures, and markets novel products and has a broad portfolio that addresses challenging medical conditions in markets with significant unmet need. Penumbra sells its products to hospitals and healthcare providers primarily through its direct sales organization in the United States, most of Europe, Canada, and Australia, and through distributors in select international markets. The Penumbra logo is a trademark of Penumbra, Inc.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

If you reside in the State of California, please also refer to Penumbra's Privacy Notice for California Residents.

For additional information on Penumbra’s commitment to being an equal opportunity employer, please Penumbra's AAP Policy Statement.